Jack M. Blythe

Jan 15, 2013

1922 — 2013

CANTON —  Jack Martin Blythe, 90, of Canton, passed away Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013, at his oldest daughter’s residence in Greenville, South Carolina.

He was the son of the late Herman S. and Roberta Martin Blythe.  He was a U. S. Air Force veteran, serving in World War II.  Jack was a bombardier and bombardier instructor and flew on the B-29 over Pearl Harbor.

He is survived by two daughters, Sheridan Blythe Johnson, and her husband, David, of Greenville, South Carolina, and Jo Blythe, of Knoxville, Tennessee; five grandchildren, Dr. Jack M. Cole, of Moore, South Carolina, Joshua B. Cole, of Tampa, Florida, Brook C. McCall, of Rosman, Erin B. Mack, of Waynesville, and Jacqueline J. Lanier, of Greenville, South Carolina; siblings, Patrice M. Shaw, of Illinois, Dr. Harry R. Mamlin, of Charlotte, Dr. Joseph J. Mamlin, of Eldoret, Kenya, and Benard Mamlin, of Suffolk, Virginia; and a sister-in-law, Dorothy C. Lindsay of Brandenton, Florida.

A private graveside memorial service will be held on their wedding anniversary with military honors; celebrating the lives and combining the ashes of Jack Martin and his wife, Betty Lindsay Blythe, who passed away Jan. 27, 2006.  Wells Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Canton is in charge of arrangements.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at www.wellsfuneralhome.com.

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